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Inceptive for VDF

Inceptive for VDF

🕔22:42, 29.Mar 2015

The revolt by VDF, who went on a strike yesterday, demanding service conditions improvement, including regularisation of their employment by the Government and with it a salary hike from their present emoluments of Rs. 5000 each, is unfortunate but expected.

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Leaders Versus Leaders

Leaders Versus Leaders

🕔10:02, 28.Mar 2015

`Democracy is the worst system if not for the others`. These words of Winston Churchill continue to haunt every time elections are held under the multiparty system, the model of democracy India has adopted. For instance, all of us know,

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Respecting Public Property

Respecting Public Property

🕔21:43, 26.Mar 2015

The newly spruced up roads in Imphal East which led to the Hatta Kangjeibung where the Sangai Festival was held in November last year, are now suffering from atrocious abuses again. At several places, including two at the Minuthong-Lamlong stretch,

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Address the Average

Address the Average

🕔22:10, 25.Mar 2015

It has become a wont in Manipur to cite the example of those who made it big from the state as evidence of the vitality of the place. This is especially true in the field of sports and performing arts.

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Daunting Water Challenge

Daunting Water Challenge

🕔22:09, 24.Mar 2015

The winter showers have hardly ceased and now the state is already faced with an acute shortage of drinking water. Most of the rivers in the state are drying up, and as a report yesterday indicated, the Nambul River has

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Danger of Ideal as System

Danger of Ideal as System

🕔21:37, 23.Mar 2015

Of the many qualities of a leader, one of the most important is the commitment with which ideals are held and valued. This needs no confirmation from any social scientists, for very often it is common sense that provides the

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Children in Adult World

Children in Adult World

🕔22:17, 22.Mar 2015

The new focus in Manipur on the plight of children in conflict environments is commendable. The intelligence of children and their susceptibility to adverse influences by the social milieu they grow up in had been taken too much for granted

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Shrinking Playfields

Shrinking Playfields

🕔22:44, 20.Mar 2015

All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. But no work and no play would probably make Jack good for nothing. Once upon a time the local playfields everywhere in the state were teeming with life and activities

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A Respite at Last

A Respite at Last

🕔22:37, 19.Mar 2015

At least the state can heave a sigh of relief that college teachers under All Manipur College Teachers`™ Association, AMCTA, have decided to lift their cease work strike after a meeting with the Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi, and Education Minister,

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Customary Laws and Outlaws

Customary Laws and Outlaws

🕔23:04, 18.Mar 2015

Discussions on the lynching incident in Dimapur continue as much as its images haunt. But these are no longer in the same hysterical tone as it was last week. More sober assessments which should make observers educated and insiders want

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